The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Description:

The Mostly True The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg joins the Scholastic Gold line which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content! In this emotive Newbery Honor-winning page-turner twelve-year-old orphan Homer runs away from Pine Swamp Maine to find his older brother Harold who has been sold into the Union Army. With laugh-aloud humor Homer outwits and outruns a colorful assortment of civil War-era thieves scallywags and spies as he makes his way south following clues that finally lead him to the Battle of Gettysburg and the dramatic story of the 20th Maine at Little Round Top. Even through a hail of gunfire Homer never loses heart–but will he find his brother? Or will it be too late? With engaging wit and comical repartee reminiscent of Mark Twain master storyteller Rodman Philbrick introduces us to the unforgettable character of Homer in this groundbreaking historical novel. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P.